Suspended Aam Aadmi Party leader Harinder Singh Khalsa joins BJP

Sitting MP from Punjab Harinder Singh Khalsa, who was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), joined the BJP on Thursday.

Khalsa joined the party in the presence of Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley.

He had won the 2014 Lok Sabha polls on AAP’s ticket but was suspended from the party in 2015.

Khalsa started his political carrier with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ally in Punjab Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).